Pie Sale, noon to 5 p.m. Friday, South Shore Credit Union, 4580 S.
Nicholson Ave., Cudahy. Fundraiser for the Cudahy Historical Society.
All pies will be frozen and ready to eat when thawed.
Folk Fair International “Culture of Light,”
2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10
a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday, State Fair Park Exposition Center, West Allis.
www.folkfair.org or 414-225-6225.
Land Holiday Show, opens at 9 a.m. Saturday, The Domes, 524 S. Layton
Blvd., Milwaukee. Featured plants will be those that provide the
ingredients for gingerbread. The focal point of the show will be the
holiday tree. Gingerbread Land entrance is included with regular
admission, which is $7 for adults and $5 for Milwaukee County seniors
with ID, persons with disabilities, students of any age with ID, and
youths age 6 to 17; children 5 and younger are admitted for free. Call
414- 257-5611 or visit www.countyparks.com.
Festival of Trains, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Brookfield Public
Library, 1900 N. Calhoun Road, Brookfield.
Milwaukee Holiday Parade, with 40-foot helium balloons, 9:30 a.m. to
11 a.m. Saturday, begins at Kilbourn Avenue and Astor Street, west to
Old World Third Street, then south and ending at The Shops of Grand
Avenue on Wisconsin Avenue. Food donations collected along route for
Hunger Task Force’s Food for Families. www.milwaukeeparade.com.
Trot, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, downtown Greendale. Shopping,
giveaways, decorating and gift ideas, and restaurant specials. Answer
trivia questions about the shops for a Greendale gift basket. Greendale
Visitor Center is at 5602 Broad St. www.discovergreendale.com.
and Craft Sale, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Wales- Genesee Lions Club,
S42-W31400 Highway 84, Genesee Depot. Original artwork and handmade
crafts. Woodworking, knitted accessories, jewelry, pressed flower
arrangements, swags, fresh wreaths, holiday cards, nesting balls,
pottery and tea cup succulent gardens. Free cookies, coffee and apple
101, 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Wehr Nature Center, 9701 W.
College Ave., Franklin. On the opening day of the state’s gun deer
season, deer biologist and Wehr naturalist Bev Bryant will explore the
basics of deer biology and behavior and learn how to interpret their
many forms of communication. Event includes outdoor observation of
deer. $10 per person, $7 Milwaukee County residents, $5 Friends of
Wehr members. Registration is required by Friday.
Waukesha Christmas Parade, “The Isle of Misfit Toys,” 4 p.m.
Sunday through the downtown district. www.facebook.com/WaukeshaWorks.
annual West Allis Community Breakfast of Thanks and Giving, 7:15 a.m.
Nov. 23, Hampton Inn & Suites, 8201 W. Greenfield Ave., West
Allis. Guest speaker is the Rev. Charlie Zabler of St. Rita’s
Church. Sponsored by the West Allis Community Improvement Foundation.
A fundraiser for West Allis food pantries. $30 tickets at West Allis
City Hall or call 414-302-8292 for more information.
pro wrestling, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Papa Luigi’s II, 1919 12th Ave.,
South Milwaukee. 4145175906.
annual Reindeer Romp, 5K fun run or walk, 8 a.m. Nov. 26, Malone Park,
16400 W. Al Stigler Parkway, New Berlin.
Presented by Prospect Lions Club. http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/prospectwi/.
Craft and Gift Expo, 9
a.m. to 7 p.m. Nov. 27, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 28 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Nov. 29, the Milwaukee County Sports Complex, 6000 W. Ryan Road.
Thousands of items. Food, entertainment and free parking. Admission is
$5, children 12 and younger are admitted free. www.craftfairwisconsin.com.
Skate, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Nov. 27 and Dec. 26, Wilson Ice Arena,
4001 S. 20th St., just south of Howard Avenue, Milwaukee. The $5
admission includes skate rental, glow-in-the-dark necklaces, holiday
lights, music and prize drawings. Children younger than 10 must be
with adult. Those choosing not to skate can watch for free. Hot
beverages and food available for purchase. 414-281-6289.
Days at Lynden, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 28, Lynden Sculpture Garden,
2145 W. Brown Deer Road, Brown Deer. Dogs must be leashed. Free to
dogs and members or with admission to the sculpture garden. Admission
is $9 general, $7 for students and seniors, free for 5 and younger. www.lyndensculpturegarden.org.
Carnival of Lights, with 1.5 million lights, Nov. 28 through Dec. 31,
except Dec. 25, 5 p.m. to
9 p.m. Sundays through Thursdays and 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Fridays and
Saturdays. Music synchronized to lights; new green-and-gold display.
View from car. Jellystone Ranger Station has warm beverages and Santa
station. Entry fee for carloads with up to eight people is $15 and $22
for limos, buses and large passenger vans. Part of fee goes to Ronald
McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin.
Show and Competition viewing, Dec. 1 through Dec. 6, Habitat for
Humanity ReStore, 2120 E. Moreland Blvd., Waukesha. “Donate to
decorate” opportunities from Dec. 4 through Dec. 6 in which children
can build oversized gingerbread houses for a small fee. Proceeds
benefit Habitat for Humanity’s home building and repair program. www.hfhwaukesha.org.
St. Florian Fish Fry, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4, St. Florian
Parish school cafeteria, 1215 S. 45th St., West Milwaukee.
Handicapped-accessible elevator and takeouts available. $11, $7.50 for
children 10 and younger. 414-383-3565 or www.stflorian.org/
Lights 2015, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dec. 4, with caroling from 6 p.m. to
6:45 p.m. and tree lighting at 6:30 p.m., 108 W. Capitol Drive,
Walk, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dec. 5, First United Methodist Church, 121
Wisconsin Ave., Waukesha. Hosted by the United Methodist Women,
cookies are sold by the pound. All
proceeds go to mission projects. 262-542-4256.
University Guild: Christmas
Cookie and Bakery Sale, 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Dec. 5, Harwood Place
Retirement Living Center, 8220 Harwood Ave., Wauwatosa (at Watertown
Plank Road). Homemade
cookies and bakery, Georgia pecans and pecan candies, garden dill dip
Recipe Swap, 11 a.m. Dec. 5, West Bend Community Memorial Library, 630
Poplar St., West Bend. Bring a favorite holiday dessert or appetizer
dish to share and a copy of the recipe. Vote in a taste test. Holiday
trivia game. Water, paper plates and utensils provided. Sara at
262-335-5151, ext. 5259.
and Craft Sale featuring Slovak Kolachi (walnut, apricot, raspberry,
prune butter), 9 a.m. to noon Dec. 5, St. John Lutheran Church, 4850
S. Lake Drive, Cudahy. 414-481-0520.
on the Avenue, 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Dec. 5, Greenfield Avenue, from
70th to 76th streets in West Allis. Music, hay rides, crafts, games
and door prizes. West Allis and West Milwaukee schoolchildren artwork,
breakfast or lunch with Santa and free family fun.
Berlin Christmas Parade, 3 p.m. Dec. 5, National Avenue from Moorland
Road proceeding west to Malone Park. Sponsored by the Prospect Lions
Allis Christmas Tree Lighting Program, 4 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Dec. 5,
West Allis City Hall Centennial Plaza, 7525 W. Greenfield Ave., West
Allis Community Christmas Parade, 4:45 p.m. to 6 p.m. Dec. 5, on
Greenfield Avenue, from 81st to 65th streets.
Elmbrook Historical Society presents:
A Little House Christmas, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 5 and noon to
4 p.m. Dec. 6, Dousman Stagecoach Inn Museum, 1075 Pilgrim Parkway.
Tour the 1840s inn decorated for a Little House Christmas, hear
stories about Caroline (born in Brookfield in 1839), Ma and Laura
Ingalls; enjoy carols sung by a children's group, bake sale, sample
soup and muffins, silent auction, make a craft, and take a photo in
the sleigh. Come as your favorite Little House character. $6, children
ages 6 to 12 $3, 5 and younger free - cash or check only. Visit
www.elmbrookhistoricalsociety.org or call 262-782-4057.
annual 5K Santa Run and Walk, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 6, 337 W. Main
St., Waukesha. Benefit for Interfaith’s Senior Program. http://interfaithwaukesha.
Dress in Santa suit, elf outfit, grinch costume or reindeer harness.
Prizes awarded. Christmas cookies, hot chocolate and holiday music.
Open House, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 6, West Allis Historical Society,
8405 W. National Ave. Museum and cabin open to public. Refreshments
View annual Tree Lighting with Santa, starts with carols at 6:30 p.m.
Dec. 7, lighting at 7 p.m., South Shore Park Pavilion, 2900 S. Shore
Drive, Milwaukee. Festivities continue indoors with children visiting
Santa and receiving treats; food and beverages for all. The
Inter-organizational Council of Bay View and VFW Post 2879 sponsor the
series, 12:30 p.m. every third Friday, Spring Creek Church, N35-W22000
W. Capitol Drive, Pewaukee. $10 general admission, $5 students ages 5
to 17. www.springcreekonline.com.